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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1358276



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Mar-1981

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204315

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KENNINGTON LANE SE11 1. (north side) 5023 Church of St Peter TQ 3078 4/490 22.10.74


2. 1863-4 by J L Pearson. The church runs north-south but this description refers to ritual directions. Polychrome brick with stone dressings and slated roofs. Nave, aisles low projecting narthex. North transept running into chancel aisle. Apsidal chancel. Extension to south-west, under separate roof, was to have been tower and spire; these were not built. C13 style; lancets alone or as part of large windows with simple plate tracery, and a wheel window high in west gable. Small conical bell tower to south. Interior is light and spacious, nave running straight into chancel. Whole church, including aisles and narthex, rib vaulted with brick panels. High standard of design and craftsmanship throughout, virtually unaltered. Gallery around apse. Wrought iron front and side screens to raised choir whose low wall joins elaborate carved stone pulpit with pictorial panels of painted stone and gold. Mosaic and marble reredos, carved marble sedilia and piscina. Square stone front with painted border and tall ornamental font cover.

Listing NGR: TQ3072278103

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30722 78103


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